What is a quarter cup?

A quarter means the one fourth part of a unit which is called “cup”. Generally a quarter is equal to the 1/4th part of something, for example a quarter of sugar or a quarter of an ounce. A cup is the measuring unit for the volume and is equal to either 16 tablespoons or 8 fluid ounces. The unit of cup is usually used for measuring the ingredients in the kitchen, which are liquid in the texture and you want them to be added in the small amounts. Other types of measuring units that are used are:

International System U.S Units
Milliliter – ml Fluid ounce – fl. oz
Centiliter – cl Cup
Liter – l Pint
Kiloliter – kl Quart

How many ounces in a quarter cup?

There are 2 ounces in a quarter cup.

Cups Ounces
1/4 cup 2 fluid ounces
1/3 cup 2.7 fluid ounces
1/2 cup 4 fluid ounces
3/4 cup 6 fluid ounces
1 cup 8 fluid ounces

For the further calculation of cups to ounces you can use the formula:
As 1 cup = 8 fl oz, so we can multiply the number of cups with 8 and we will get the answer.

For example: 3 cups * 8 fl oz = 24 fl oz

Therefore three cups will contain 24 fl oz and vice versa. You can make calculations according to your requirements.

What are the different types of measuring cups?

When you are cooking something, you need some instruments for accurate measurements and cups are helpful in this matter. However, there are different cups for measuring the liquids which are separate from the ones that are used for measuring the dry ingredients such as flour. So the measuring cups are distinguished on the basis of these. If you do not use them properly, then your cooking might get affected.

The dry measuring cup:

It is used for measuring the ingredients such as flour, baking soda, sugar or salt. They are generally made of materials such as plastic or metal. There are 4 different variants for it, including 1, ½, 1/3 or ¼. With them you can measure whatever dry ingredient you want to measure. The shape of these cups are made in a manner that the person who wants to use them can easily level it from above, for the accurate measurement. So its always better to level them with a spoon.

The liquid measuring cups:

These cups, as evident from the name, are used to measure the liquid objects. The liquid measuring cup typically as the units ml and ounces written on them, with 1/3 and ¼ measurements. The standard sizes for a liquid cup are 1,2 and 4. Preferably, they are made of glass so that a person can look carefully and correctly through them. For measurement, you need to place the liquid inside them up to the level of your desire. Then, place your eyes to the level of measurement and keep the cup static, so the measurement might not get affected.

How much is quarter of cup in a gram?

The quarter of a cup contains 32g generally. But it varies from ingredient to ingredient. For further calculation consider the following table:

No. of Cups Conversion to Grams
1/8 cup 16 grams
1/4 cup 32 grams
1/3 cup 43 grams
1/2 cup 64 grams
2/3 cup 85 grams
3/4 cup 96 grams
1 cup 128 grams

For White Sugar:

No. of Cups Conversion to Grams
2 tbsp 25 g
1/4 cup 50 g
1/3 cup 67 g
1/2 cup 100 g
2/3 cup 134 g
3/4 cup 150 g
1 cup 201 g

For Butter:

No. of Cups Conversion to Grams
1/4 cup 57 grams
1/3 cup 76 grams
1/2 cup 113 grams
1 cup 227 grams

Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q’s)

Q: What is a quarter cup in teaspoons?

Cups Teaspoons
1/8 cup 6 teaspoons
¼ cup 12 teaspoons
½ cup 24 teaspoons
¾ cup 36 teaspoons
1 cup 48 teaspoons

Q: What is half of 1/4 cup in cups?

Half of ¼ cup = 2 tbsp
Half of ⅓ cup = 2 tbsp + 2 tsp
Half of ½ cup = ¼ cup
Half of ⅔ cup = ⅓ cup
Half of ¾ cup = 6 tbsp
Half of 1 cup = ½ cup
Half of 1 tbsp = 1 ½ tsp
Half of 1 tsp = ½ tsp
Half of ½ tsp = ¼ tsp
Half of ¼ tsp = ⅛ tsp

Q: What is half of a quarter called?

A quarter is equal to ¼. If you want to know about its further half, then multiply it by ½ and you will get the answer equivalent to 1/8. By 1/8 it means, that a thing has been divided into 8 parts out of a single whole.

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2). https://www.wisegeek.com/what-are-different-types-of-measuring-cups.htm
3). https://www.allrecipes.com/article/cup-to-gram-conversions/